Institut für Funktionelle Grenzflächen (IFG)
Fabian Becker

M.Sc. Fabian Becker

Research interests


Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Doctoral candidate, since 2016

Preparation and characterization of new coatings via Chemical Vapor Deposition Polymerization.


Intern in Technical R&D 2015/2016                    

Development of a new oral dosage form via extrusion and injection molding.

M.Sc. Chemistry

Prof. Dr. R. Brückner, Universität Freiburg, 2015

Thesis: Development of a general strategy for the synthesis of highly functionalized cyclopentenones, as model compounds for Kodaistatin, via ring contracting α-ketol rearrangements

Harvard University

Graduate research with Prof. Dr. T. Ritter, 2013

Optimizing the synthesis of PhenoFluor™ for industrial production, as well as expanding its field of use to hydroxyl bearing heteroaromatics.

B.Sc. Chemistry

Prof. Dr. R. Brückner, Universität Freiburg 2012

Thesis: Simple diastereoselectivity of aldol additions from α-Methyl-δ-valerolactone



(1) T. Fujimoto, F. Becker, T. Ritter, PhenoFluor: Practical Synthesis, New Formulation, and Deoxyfluorination of Heteroaromatics, Org. Proc. Res. Develop., 2014, 18, 1041-1044.
(2) F. Weber, F. Becker, M. Keller, H. Hillebrecht, R. Brückner, Aldol Additions of Titanium and Boron Enolates of Achiral and Chiral δ-Lactones to Achiral Model Aldehydes: Simple and Induced Diastereoselectivities, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 36, 7892-7918.
(3) R. Kumar, A. Welle, F. Becker, I. Kopyeva, and J. Lahann, Substrate-Independent Micropatterning of Polymer Brushes Based on Photolytic Deactivation of Chemical Vapor Deposition Based Surface-Initiated Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization Initiator Films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 201810 (38), 31965–31976.